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Three ways to use KASPER to protect your practice

By Christopher Shaughnessy Prevention and compliance best practices for healthcare providers are a hot topic, and this isn’t likely to change, maybe ever. As the opioid crisis continues to grow and healthcare providers come under increasing scrutiny, one tool is emerging as a resource for prescribing providers, and it’s probably not what you would expect:

Telehealth update

Enactment of SB112 guarantees all Kentuckians will have access to healthcare services, no matter where they live. By Rob Sprang Kentucky has been a telehealth leader for many years despite outdated laws and regulations that restrict how telehealth may be used, preventing many Kentuckians from accessing healthcare services that are not available close to home.

Stites & Harbison Promotes Five Attorneys

Stites & Harbison, PLLC announced today that five attorneys have been promoted within the law firm effective January 2017.  The new Members (Partners) include: Amy Baker – Atlanta office – Real Estate & Banking Service Group Baker’s practice focuses primarily on commercial real estate transactions and secured lending.  Her practice includes the representation of national,

Profiles

Meet Samuel Riddick, Chief Financial Officer at Family Health Centers

FAST FACTS Hometown: Louisville, Kentucky Family: Married with three children Hobbies: I enjoy reading, exercising and sports, including the Louisville Cards. Currently reading: Daily – The New York Times, The Wall Street Journal and other various finance/healthcare related journals. The Rise and Fall of American Growth, by Robert Gordon, Hillbilly Elegy: A Memoir of a Family

Commentary

Physician community urges further study on medical cannabis

By Danesh Mazloomdoost, MD As a physician specializing in pain and regenerative medicine, I see pain on the front lines and understand how debilitating it can be. I read and recognize the potential value of specific parts of cannabis, however, marijuana is a different story. We need to distinguish between whole marijuana and hemp-derived cannabinoids,

Last Month

Marketing and social media in the healthcare industry

We talked to marketing and PR folks across the state to hear how they are working to effectively utilize social media to engage patients and consumers. Below are the highlights. Medical News: What is the most effective marketing strategy or trend you are seeing in healthcare marketing? Debbie Cagle Chief Marketing Officer Centerstone Strategies around

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